3 militants killed in Kashmir encounter

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Aasif Suhaf, Srinagar, Oct 25: In Jammu & Kashmir, three militants were killed in a brief gunfight that raged in the Arwani Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district following the launch of cordon and search operation in the area this evening.

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Earlier, the counter militant operation was launched by joint security forces at Kharpura Nai Basti Arwani area of Bijbehara tehsil n Anantnag district n the basis of specific information about the presence of militants in the residential area. The identity of the slain militants is being ascertained. The search operation is underway in the encounter area. Sources said all the slain may be locals.

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Reports said massive clashes erupted as locals thronged the roads and pelted stones on the police and security forces after the news of killing of militants spread in the area.Also Read: Three militants gunned down near Srinagar airport

News24 Bureau